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August in the Midwest is a month where everyone realizes the dirt track racing season is winding down, but the lateness of the season has still been a month of firsts at Spoon River Speedway.
Two weeks ago it was Jose Parga in the Monical’s Pizza Pro Late Model Division picking up his first-ever feature win on the smooth, fast, high-banked 3/8-mile oval, and this past Saturday is what another young gun, Mike Chasteen, Jr., earning his first feature win in the Perkins Seed House Modified Division on the speedway at which he started his driving career. For good measure on Chasteen’s big night, Parga went ahead and added another feature win to his resume. And even though Glasford’s Richie Biswell has visited Victory Lane at Spoon many times, his win in the Farmington Locker Pro Modified Feature was his first of the season in that division, and first time in over a month he’d been able to smile for the photos reserved for the winner.
After a week filled with cloudy skies and rain showers, and with the threat of more rain on Saturday, no one knew what kind of show, if any, would happen at Spoon River Speedway Saturday night.
“I was a little worried about the track being rough,” said Promoter and Track Prep ace Brad Denney during the intermission of the program, “I didn’t get to spend nearly as much time on it this week as I usually do…but it looks like it turned out okay.” That was an understatement, to be sure, on a night when two, three and even four-wide racing happened throughout the night on a smooth, multi-groove racing surface.
Lewistown, IL - Jan. 11 2014 - Spoon River Speedway has announced the following fan information regarding their 2014 Racing Season. Updated will be available here at the new